Venezuela – There Was A Riot At The Border But What Else Did The “Aid” Stunt Achieve?

24 February 2019 — Moon of Alabama

Yesterday’s “humanitarian aid” stunt at the Colombian-Venezuelan border was supposed to achieve four points:

  1. to breach the border and thereby open venues that could later be used for the passage of arms and fighters,
  2. to incite large scale defections from the Venezuelan army and police forces,
  3. to demonstrate to the outside world that the Random Guyaido, who declared himself president, has a large following and is thereby legitimate enough to support him,
  4. to deliver justification for further steps against Venezuela.

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Venezuela Newslinks 24-25 February 2019

25 February 2019 17:30 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting.

Pence, Guaidó Fail to Secure Lima Group Approval for US Military Intervention in Venezuela

Venezuela’s 23F: A Collective Victory for a Collective Future

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Imperialist intervention in Venezuela: UPDATE 17

25 February 2019 — 

  • Rogue elements attack Brazil-Venezuela border
  • Violence on the Colombian side of the border with Venezuela
  • US-backed opposition caught on VIDEO throwing Molotov cocktails at aid truck
  • Violent opposition elements throw Molotov cocktails at Venezuelan Forces
  • For now, the Venezuelan border is calm
  • Venezuela denounces intensification of U.S. aggressive policy
  • US Senator Rubio’s threat to Maduro
  • Guaido supporters heckle journalist

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